Covid-19 deaths in Wealden – latest news

Two Covid-19 tracker datasets built by this website show encouraging news on the Coronavirus pandemic in Wealden.

The latest week for which the Office of National Statistics (ONS) has supplied data (to Friday July 3) show there was one death in the district in that period.

It brings the total number of deaths since the outbreak began to 112.

The previous week, there was also one death.

When deaths were at their highest

Our tracker of lab-confirmed Covid-19 cases is also just edging up. 

See our latest weekly report

The bitterest time in Wealden came from the second week of April through to the end of May when 92 people died of Covid-19 in that eight-week period.

The peak for hospital deaths came in week-ending April 17 (13 deaths) and the peak in care homes was the following week (11 deaths).

The first Covid-19 death in Wealden came in week-ending March 20 (1).

Deaths by setting:

  • Hospitals 58
  • Care homes 50
  • Hospices 4

All told this year, there have been 1,051 deaths from all causes within Wealden with Covid-19 accounting for 10.6 per cent.

The latest data for deaths relating to Uckfield itself has not been updated by the ONS since mid June and relates to the period up to the end of May. See our story here.

This website’s datasets are populated by data provided by the ONS.

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